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Death by Seafood

 

 

A fictionalized imitation of rural life

 In all those tedious conversations dudes have

 A little bird charmed by the gaze of a snake

 Your ballots are in the mail now speeding toward your door

 A mountain of ice-cream overflows onto a plate the bowl is resting on

 Feeling very much about colors & their interactions

 Seafood, bisexuality & trouble on Capitol Hill

 Technically it all works amazingly well

 With no other illumination from the roadway or the sky

 Shots of the Pacific Ocean, tropical forests, sunny beaches, the city life

 Worlds apart in this vast landscape of jazz

 When you look up at a skyscraper from the street it tilts

 Anything & everything makes them feel carnal desires

 But here we are in the dark in general, like rain in Akira Kurosawa


 

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